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Violence Report #204401

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1969
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(Studio) National Commission on Violence issues report on 1st anniversary of Senator Robert F. Kennedy's death. Report says United States always violent, but recent violence unprecedented.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Dr. Milton Eisenhower's commission spent 1 million to find out why so much violence and how it can be prevented. Authors sum it up. [Princeton Dr. Ted Robert GURR - says grievances more intense than any time since 1930's. Americans quick to violence.] [Johns Hopkins Dr. Hugh Davis GRAHAM - says United States tends to be violent and then forget about it, unless it's a noble cause.] Report calls for "balanced use of police power" and to try to ease grievances leading to disorders.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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